The Israel-Palestinian Conflict: Overview of Major Historical Events

 

 

1917 (Nov 2): The British issue the Balfour Declaration, promising Palestine as a Jewish Homeland.

†††††††††††† Reference:†† http://www.mideastweb.org/mebalfour.htm

 

1936-1945: The Holocaust, ending in the concentration camps operated by Nazi Germany

 

1948 (May 14)Israelís Declaration of Independence:

 

Reference:http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/mideast/israel.htm

 

Taking of Palestinian lands: Reference: http://sjpumd.org/divestment.html

 

1967The Six Day War and Resolution 242

References:†† http://www.palestinefacts.org/pf_1948to1967_un_242.php

 

http://www.palestinefacts.org/pf_1948to1967_sixday_result.php

 

West bank settlements

http://www.mideastweb.org/map_israel_settlements.htm

 

1973†† Yom-Kippur War and Arab oil embargo

 

Reference: http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/73_War.html

 

1978: Jimmy Carter, Begin, and Sadat: The Camp David Accords

 

http://www.answers.com/topic/camp-david-accords

 

 

 

 

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